Category: Alumni

Why KU Law? Affordability + portability

Justin Hendrix, L’09 AFFORDABLE PRICE, DEGREE PORTABILITY ALLOW ALUMNUS TO PURSUE PASSIONS Justin Hendrix studied nuclear and mechanical engineering as an undergraduate, but it was an internship in Washington, D.C., that ignited his interest in law and public …

KU Law alumna Cathleen Carothers shares diverse experiences in foreign service

In October, the International Law Society (ILS) hosted Cathleen Carothers, L’99, a Foreign Service Officer for the U.S. Department of State. Carothers presented her observations and answered questions on her career in the Foreign Service. Carothers has served …

THE ROAD LESS TRAVELED Bar exam next hurdle in journey to firm ownership

Editor’s note: Zach Roberson and Carlos Hernandez are recent graduates of the University of Kansas School of Law. Following the bar exam and a short internship, they will be opening a law firm in Olathe, Kan. In a …

THE ROAD LESS TRAVELED Trio to chronicle transition from law students to firm owners

Editor’s note: Zach Roberson, Carlos Hernandez and David Smith (left to right above) are 3Ls at the University of Kansas School of Law, set to graduate on May 12, 2012. Following graduation and the bar exam, they will …

Law school survival tips from a recent graduate: Simplify your life and warn your loved ones

First-year boot camp has ended, and regular classes have begun. Many of you are still a bit dizzy from all of the new responsibilities that law school has thrust upon you. Fresh out of law school, the Wheat …